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Accountant- Gesher Consulting

  • Location: NW London
  • Sector: Accounting
Overview of Gesher Consulting:     
 Gesher Consulting Ltd is a consultancy firm specialising in providing asset management, corporate management and general family office services. The office is based in Hendon.
 
Overview of Role:
 The individual will assist with various financial functions related to management and operations including: accounting and reporting, cash management, corporate management, tax and audit and general admin.
 
Key Roles, Tasks and Responsibilities
The accountant will be responsible for financial management, operational and administrative issues in respect of all companies to which the company provides services, as well as of the company itself and its affiliates.  Responsibilities shall include (but not be limited to) the following:
 
Accounting:
  • Timely monitoring of reporting of service providers’ reporting (e.g. accountants, operating partners and property managers)
  • Processing and review of bookkeeping    
  • Preparation and review of annual accounts / audited accounts
  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of various accounting/reporting systems
  • Assist with the preparation of VAT returns in the UK and the EU (EC sales)
  • Preparation of fee schedules and sales invoices
 Cash Management:
  • Monitoring of cash activities – in particular rental income, interest payments etc.
  • Preparation of cash balance reports
  • Preparation of expense and recharge reports
  • Preparation of online payments for authorization
 Reporting:
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports (e.g. management accounts) to clients and other third parties
  • Correspondence with services providers (e.g. to request additional information, clarify accounting issues etc.)
 
Audit and tax:
  • Assist with compiling information and support documentation for audits, tax returns and tax audits
  • Review of tax return
  • Correspondence with HMRC
 
Corporate Management:
  • Maintenance of corporate database
  • Obtaining legal corporate documents when required
  • Coordinating signature of legal documentation, and other processes involving corporate managers in various locations
  • Monitoring corporate costs and payments
  • Ad hoc assistance with day-to-day operational and administrative issues
Person Specification

Knowledge/Qualifications
Essential:
a)    Bookkeeping and accounting knowledge and experience
b)    Understanding of multi-currency accounting
c)    Experience with online accounting systems
Desirable:
d)    Accounting qualification
e)    Tax knowledge
f)    Knowledge of QuickBooks / Kashflow 


Experience
Essential:
a)    2- 5  years of relevant experience
Desirable:
c)    Experience in asset management operations / family office

Skills/Abilities
Essential:
a)    Advance Excel 
b)    Strong organisational skills
c)    Strong analytical skills
d)    Excellent interpersonal skills
e)    Written and verbal communications
f)    Team player

Other Requirements
Desirable:
a)    Flexibility with working hours